Unique story of From Seed to
Cup- Honey Process
Elkin has always been an innovator, with a mentality of achieving different results with common things. As the first generation of coffee growers in his family, Elkin broke the mold of traditional coffee and researched specialty coffee, its quality processes, and agronomy needs.
This hunger for knowledge took Elkin to different training practices, such as barista techniques, which is his added value for his competitors. That is to say, Elkin, knowing so much about this subject, has been able to participate as a facilitator of trainings in his town on barista techniques, which has allowed his different coffees to achieve greater visibility in the market.
In 2017, Elkin decided to open his own barista school in the municipality of Támesis. Together with his son as the first student, he opened this formative space where he trains approximately 15 to 20 young professionals each year.
In his coffee growing community, he is recognized and praised as an entrepreneur with a high social awareness. He shares his knowledge of honey specialty coffee and contributes to the economic growth and favorable conditions of employment for many producers in this sector.
Puerto Arturo is the farm of the Arcila family, currently led by Elkin, who has made a total change in the management model, mainly in fermentation processes, with coffees achieving a unique honey process coffee. His learnings at his own farm, Puerto Arturo, he teaches to the community, which also supports the honey production for our origin Tamesis Honey Product.